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Gordillo-Escandón v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-7177 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, when a criminal defendant has already been convicted of an offense in a state criminal proceeding, the United States may thereafter prosecute the defendant for the same offense without violating the Fifth Amendment’s prohibition on double jeopardy.

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 14 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 19, 2018)
Dec 27 2017Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jan 04 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/19/2018.
Jan 09 2018Response Requested. (Due February 8, 2018)
Jan 30 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 31 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 12, 2018.
Mar 12 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Mar 15 2018Reply of petitioner Manuel de Jesus Gordillo-Escandon filed.
Mar 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.
Term Snapshot